What Motivation Is Not

Day 233/365: Motivation is not a God!

Motivation is not going to do the job for you. Understand this. Motivation is not a God. So many people write about motivation and how great it is. So many people write about how hard it is to get just a pinch of motivation on your daily business. But so few people leave out the fact that motivation is not the one to finish your tasks.

Motivation is merely a thought. A small impulse. “Come on, you can do this” or “You are almost there” sort of thoughts. But guess what? Thoughts are just thoughts. Motivation is just a much powerful thought that you can take into account or simply ignore, just like any other thought.

The truth is, motivation is not a religion. So stop using it as one. Motivation is just a simple word that, for the most part, means absolutely nothing. It’s futile to have motivation if you don’t have the actual urge to do the stuff that you do.

It’s like you’re constantly telling yourself “I am so motivated to start working on this project right now” but you’re sipping on a beer and watching Netflix in your undies. Motivation is not the secret to productivity. So stop writing about it every 3 seconds or so.

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